IMT Des Moines Half-Marathon Playlist

des moines half marathon october 2013

So apparently I'm running a half-marathon this weekend? I had quietly set the IMT Des Moines Marathon as my "comeback race" after the accident since the Above + Beyond Cancer crew would be participating in this event as well. I just started physical therapy two weeks ago and have been experiencing a few recovery pains (darn right hip!), so I decided to set my sights on 13.1 instead of the full. It will still be quite a challenge with my ...continue reading

Rundefeated Store OPEN + More Fit News

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Can you believe the week is more than half over already? It's amazing how a three-day weekend throws off your calendar. I'm not complaining about it, of course! I am a little nervous about the upcoming weekend, though...I'm signed up to run a 20K at the Dam to Dam, but my tendinitis has been acting up. Again. I've been cross training and trying to take it easy for the past week or two, but I'm still feeling less than 100 percent. ...continue reading

26th Birthday Celebration: Running 26.2 Miles!

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This past year was a memorable one, to say the least. I scored a shiny new half-marathon PR, finished my first (and second) running relays and reached my long-awaited goal of becoming a group fitness instructor. Away from the fitness world, I moved halfway across the country into an apartment I adore, was lucky enough to meet some amazing new friends, checked off a few items off my bucket list (starting a gratitude journal, joining a ...continue reading